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Caipirini Cocktail Recipe: A Neat Caipirinha
The Caipirini is a fun and neat variation on the popular Caipirinh cocktail. It includes cachaca and lime and is served more like a martini.

Monthly Cocktail Contest
Every month we are going to feature a themed cocktail contest. Readers can submit their original cocktail recipes to the monthly themed contest, a panel of experts will choose their favorite, and the winning recipe will be featured on About.com Cocktails and become a part of my permanent drink database.

Irish Cream Liqueur and Cocktail and Shooter Recipes
Irish cream is a popular liqueur made of Irish whiskey, sugar, and cream. Find cocktails, brands and more information about this liqueur.

Previous About.com Monthly Cocktail Recipe Contests
Browse the About.com Cocktail Contests from previous years.

2013 About.com Monthly Cocktail Contests
Browse the About.com Cocktail Contests from 2013.

Brockmans Gin's Blackberry Sidecar Cocktail Recipe
A fruity gin like Brockman's deserves a fruity drink and this lovely cocktail is perfect. Mix this up while blackberries are at their freshest.

3 Whiskey Cocktails Remade with Wild Turkey Bourbon
Wild Turkey is a flavorful bourbon that is ideal for cocktails. Discover modern and innovative recipes for the Manhattan, Old-Fashioned and Whiskey Sour.

Scotch Whisky
Scotch is a complex whisky category and there is a lot to learn. Find the information you need to understand Scotch and find recipes and reviews as well.

Irish Whiskey
Irish whiskey is one of the most revered and sought after of whiskies and it has a few unique characteristics. These articles will help you explore the wonderful world of Irish whiskey for yourself.

Canadian Whisky Information and Reviews
Canadian whiskies are typically a blended whisky and can have a variety of characteristics. This category of whiskey is often the least expensive available but can include some amazing flavors and a few of the favorite brands of whiskey available.

Food and Beverage Pairing Recommendations
Pairing food and drink is a fun experience and an experiment in new tastes. Find tips and resources to get you started with the pairing experience.

Food Recipes with Distilled Spirits
Browse delicious food recipes that include liquor, wine, and are great for serving at any party.

Canadian Whisky Reviews
Reviews of a few brands of Canadian whisky including some favorites and some of the newer brands available on the market.

Discontinued Rums
An archive of liquor reviews that feature brands of rum that are no longer produced and have been discontinued by the manufacturer.

Bourbon Whiskey Reviews
Reviews of a few brands of bourbon whiskey Reviews including some favorites and some of the newer brands available on the market.

Canadian Whiskey Shots and Shooter Recipes
Blended Canadian whiskies are great for almost any whiskey shooter recipe. Those in this collection specifically call for Canadian whisky.

Classic Bourbon Whiskey Cocktail Recipe Collection
There are many great bourbon cocktail recipes available, though only a handful can be called classic. This recipe collection includes many classic bourbon whiskey cocktails.

Tennessee Whiskey Information and Reviews
There are only a few brands, but Tennessee whiskey is a distinct style of whiskey that has been made famous by Jack Daniels.

Bourbon Whiskey Shot and Shooter Recipes
Bourbon is one of the best whiskies for shots and shooters and this recipe collection includes a variety of them.

Flavored Whiskey Cocktails
Flavored Whiskey Cocktail Recipe Collection

Liqueur Shooter Recipes
A number of party shots do not include a base spirit like whiskey or tequila and, instead, rely on liqueurs alone. This shooter recipe collection includes those drinks and they are some of the best tasting shots you will find.

Irish Whiskey Reviews
Reviews of a few brands of Irish whisky including some favorites and some of the newer brands available on the market.

Scotch Whisky Reviews
Reviews of a few brands of Scotch whisky including some favorites and some of the newer brands available on the market.

Other Whiskies of the World
Whiskey can be made anywhere in the world and there are a number of whiskies that do not fall into the Scotch, Irish, or North American whiskey categories. Explore these worldly whiskies.

Whiskey Shot and Shooter Recipes
Browse a collection of whiskey shots and shooters. These potent drinks are fun for parties and there are many recipes to choose from.

Cocktail & Bartending Book Reviews
Reviews of a selection of bartending guides and cocktail, bartending and bar history books.

Rye Whiskey
Rye whiskey is a popular style of whiskey that has a great history. Though it lost favor for a number of years, rye is back and there are many brands available to revive old-fashioned tastes.

Brandy Information and Reviews
A fruit-based distilled spirit, brandy is a popular liquor and is used to make some great cocktails. Explore brandy via articles, reviews, and recipes.

Bartending Tips on Video from About.com
Watch videos that break down some of the techniques and theories behind mixing drinks and making better cocktails.

Popular Whiskey Cocktail Recipe Collection
Second only to vodka, whiskey is one of the most popular bases for cocktails and this recipe collection features the best and most popular whiskey cocktails you will find.

Mocktail Drink Recipes
Explore a collection of non-alcoholic mixed drinks. These 'mocktails' include homemade sodas, fruity punches, and delicious smoothies that everyone can enjoy.

Find Cocktail and Mixed Drink Recipes by Flavor and Ingredient
Are you looking for a cocktail with a specific flavor in it? Whether you seek pineapple, apple, chocolate or coffee flavored cocktails, you will find a variety of cocktail options with a specific flavor in these lists.

Liqueurs
Liqueurs are often used to add a special flavor to cocktails and vary from herbal blends to fruity spirits. Read profiles and reviews of various liqueurs available today.

Dictionary of Terms Used for Distilled Spirits
A glossary of common terms that are used in the process of making liquors and liqueurs. Learn the definition of single malt, fermentation, blend and more.

Advice from Some of Today's Hottest Pro Bartenders
What makes a successful bartender? In this collection of articles, some of today's best bartenders and mixologists offer advice for how to have a successful career behind the bar.

Reviews of Non-Alcoholic Drink Mixers
Reviews of some of the non-alcoholic juices, sodas, and other mixers that you can use to make drinks.

Game Day Parties and Drinks
Planning to have some friends over to watch the game? Find drink recipes, tips, and more for creating the perfect game day atmosphere.

How to Make a Radish Eyeball Garnish
A fun DIY garnish for savory Halloween cocktails, this tutorial demonstrates how to carve an eyeball using a radish and an olive, which can be frozen into an ice cube.

Jim Beam Kentucky Fire Cinnamon Bourbon Whiskey Review
Review of Jim Beam Kentucky Fire, a cinnamon-flavored bourbon that is fun to drink and mix in a variety of drinks, especially during colder months of the year.

WhistlePig 100-100 Straight Rye Whiskey Review
Review and profile of WhistlePig Straight Rye Whiskey, a snappy whiskey made entirely of rye that is excellent for classic cocktails.

How to Make Cocktail Shrubs or Drinking Vinegars
Shrubs are becoming a popular mixer for many new cocktails. Read about these drinking vinegars and explore methods for making your own shrub.

December 2015 Cocktail Contest: Cozy Cocktails
The theme for the December 2015 Cocktail Contest was cozy cocktails. A fantastic mulled sangria recipe took top honors and it is perfect for winter.

November 2015 Cocktail Contest: Coffee Cocktails
The November 2015 Cocktail Contest on About.com ran with a coffee theme and the winning drink is a delicious raspberry-spiked mocha you will love.

October 2015 Cocktail Contest: Brandy Cocktails
The theme for the October 2015 Cocktail Contest on About.com was brandy cocktails. A tropical recipe from the Philippines took top honors.

September 2015 Cocktail Contest: Autumn Cocktails
The theme for the September 2015 Cocktail Contest on About.com was autumn cocktails. The apple whiskey recipe called The Rustic Manhattan was the winner.

August 2015 Cocktail Contest: Orange Cocktails
The theme for the August 2015 Cocktail Contest on About.com was orange cocktails. The winning recipe is the whiskey-based Bourbon and Blood from Gian Saetti.

July 2015 Cocktail Contest: Berry Cocktails
The theme for the July 2015 cocktail contest on About.com was berry cocktails. The winning drink was a moonshine cocktail, Jason Rogers' French Quarter Smash.

June 2015 Cocktail Contest: Garden Cocktails
Browse the submissions for the June 2015 Garden Cocktail Contest on About.com and taste the winning recipe, JKF in NYC's Green Gin Giant.

Cranberry Ginger Sparkler Mocktail Recipe
An easy, family-friendly drink for the holidays, the Cranberry Ginger Sparkler is a flavorful sparkling cider drink that everyone can enjoy.

Holiday Pomegranate Mojito Mocktail Recipe
A non-alcoholic drink that puts a holiday twist on a favorite cocktail, the Holiday Pomegranate Mojito is a fun drink to create with the entire family.

The Shrub Recipe Contest Winner: Jeremy Kempter's Nightshade
Shrub cocktails are becoming more popular and the shrub cocktail contest is filled with original recipes that you have to taste, including the winning Nightshade.

April 2015 Cocktail Contest: Mezcal Cocktails
Browse the submissions for the April 2015 Mezcal Cocktail Contest on About.com. Get the winning recipe for the Esmeralda by Edgar G. Juarez.

March 2015 Cocktail Contest: Beertails
Beertails were subject of the March 2015 Cocktail Contest and it is a great collection of recipes. The winner is The Bathtub by Celeste Leonard.

Sweet Revenge's Strawberry Cure Cocktail Recipe
Sweet Revenge is a pink, strawberry-flavored sour mash liqueur that is fun to mix into drinks like this very simple Strawberry Cure.

Daiquir-ease Cocktail Recipe
The Daiquir-ease is a wonderful drink and includes a well-aged rum and a lavender honey and blueberry shrub, for which both recipes are included.

Bohemia Limeaid Mixed Drink Recipe
Mix up a margarita with a little Mexican beer using this Bohemia Limeaid recipe, which is crisp and refreshing, perfect for any occasion.

2015 About.com Cocktail Contest Results
Browse the cocktail contests on About.com from 2015. Each month has a new theme and readers share their original drink recipes.

Lady Liberty Cocktail Recipe from W New York Downtown
Lady Liberty is a special cocktail that begins with rum and orgeat and adds maraschino, Chartreuse, and absinthe to create a fascinating flavor.

Bols Watermelon Cosmo Cocktail Recipe
Take your Cosmopolitan to a very summery level with this Watermelon Cosmo that features the sweet taste of Bols Watermelon Liqueur.

Hard Rock Cafe Twist & Shout Recipe
Cocktail recipe for the Hard Rock Cafe's Twist & Shout. This is a fun milkshake that uses beer and spiced rum with a some great garnishes that include bacon.

Rhubarb-Rosemary Daiquiri Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Rhubarb-Rosemary Daiquiri, a summer-fresh take on the classic rum cocktail that has a fun and unique flavor.

December 2014 Cocktail Contest: Tequila Cocktails
Browse the submissions for the December 2014 Tequila Cocktail Contest on About.com. Submit your original recipe by the deadline to be included.

December 2014 Cocktail Contest: Tequila Cocktails
Browse the submissions for the December 2014 Tequila Cocktail Contest on About.com. Submit your original recipe by the deadline to be included.

How to Make Ginger Simple Syrup
Ginger simple syrup is becoming a popular drink sweetener that adds a little spice to a variety of cocktail, tea, and coffee recipes and it's very easy to make.

Ciroc Vodka Pineapple Mimosa Cocktail Recipe
A simple rendition of the popular Mimosa, this Pineapple Mimosa is fun and uses Ciroc Pineapple Vodka with honey syrup, Prosecco, and lemon and orange juices.

10 Family-Friendly Holiday Drinks
Explore ten great mixed drinks that are perfect for the holidays and contain no liquor, so they are perfect for sharing with the entire family.

Frisco 49 Cocktail Recipe - Gin and Sparkling Wine
Cocktail recipe for a Frisco 49, a delicious sparkling wine cocktail with pear-infused gin, lemon juice, and a homemade roasted honey peach syrup.

Stone Rose Lounge's Spicy Paloma Cocktail Recipe
The Spicy Paloma is a fun rendition of the favorite tequila and grapefruit cocktail that gets spicy with a quick Thai chili-infused Aperol.

Espolon Tequila's Espaloma Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for an Espaloma, a refreshing fruit mixed drink that is similar to the Paloma. It is made of Espolon Tequila, lime and grapefruit, triple sec, and soda with bitters.

9 Great Halloween Party Punch Recipes
Halloween is the perfect time for a party and if you want to make a punch for your guests to drink, check out these flavor-filled recipes.

Stanton Social's Centennial Punch Whiskey Recipe
This Centennial Punch is perfect for any party and it all begins with a pineapple infusion of whiskey, mixing that with coriander-pineapple syrup and caramelized lemons.

September 2014 Cocktail Contest: Tea Cocktails
Browse the submissions for the September 2014 Tea Cocktail Contest on About.com and find the winning cocktail recipe.

10 Unusual Cocktails for the Adventurous Drinker
Explore unique flavors with these ten unique cocktail recipes that feature ingredients and flavor combinations that we are not typical in the drink world.

Christmas Clementine Pomander Mezcal Cocktail Recipe
An aromatic drink for the holidays, the Christmas Clementine Pomander is a fun cocktail recipe to try and it includes a few surprises like mezcal and cloves.

Caramel Irish Coffee Recipe
Cocktail recipe for Haven Rooftop's Caramel Irish Coffee, a warm drink of Irish cream and whiskey, butterscotch schnapps, and hot coffee, topped with whipped cream and caramel.

Holiday Spirit Cocktail Recipe with Homemade Shrub
Cocktail recipe for a Holiday Spirit, a drink of rum, port, ginger beer and seltzer, and a housemade cranberry-fig shrub perfect for the Christmas season.

2014 About.com Cocktail Contest Results
Browse the collection of winning cocktail recipes from each of the themed contests held on About.com. It is a fun collection of drinks by some talented bartenders.

Borrachon Cocktail Bourbon Whiskey and Lemonade Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Borrachon Cocktail, an flavorful bourbon and lemonade mixed drink with a variety of spices and fruits that won About.com's lemonade cocktail contest.

Sweet Hospitality Group's Irish Farmhouse Cocktail Whiskey Recipe
A unique and very fun Irish whiskey cocktail, you will need orange marmalade, creme de cassis, and a little cinnamon for the sparkling Irish Farmhouse.

The Clean Slate Vodka Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for The Clean Slate, a New Year's Eve drink made of amaretto vodka, St. Germain, Cherry Heering, apple-cinnamon syrup, and Champagne.

10 Popular Gin Cocktails You Should Try
You may have had a Martini, but what about a Singapore Sling or New Orleans Fizz? Explore gin at its finest in the best gin cocktails ever created.

Coconut Martini Vodka Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Coconut Martini, an easy mixed drink of vanilla vodka and coconut rum with cream of coconut and pineapple.

Summertime Fruit Punch Lemonade Recipe with Ciroc Vodka
This Summertime Fruit Punch Lemonade is the perfect complement to any summer party, mixing fresh parsley and watermelon into a vodka lemonade.

Grand Marnier Raspberry Peach Cobbler Cocktail Recipe
This Raspberry Peach Cobbler recipe is delicious. It is made with Grand Marnier Raspberry Peach Liqueur, sherry, cinnamon, vanilla and fresh berries.

10 Fantastic Fresh Fruit Cocktails for Summer
Fresh fruits will always make the best cocktails and here are ten drink recipes that rely on the freshest fruits of the summer season.

The Great Pumpkin Scotch Whisky Cocktail Recipe
The Great Pumpkin is a cocktail that begins with a pumpkin-infused Scotch and builds flavors to create a wonderful autumn cocktail.

Nolet's Rhubarb Collins Gin Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Rhubarb Collins, a mixed drink of Nolet's Silver Dry Gin, rhubarb syrup, lime juice, and Fee Brothers Rhubarb Bitters.

Pumpkin Patch Tequila Cocktail Recipe
The tequila-based Pumpkin Patch cocktail is filled with autumn flavors including apple cider and pumpkin pie spice.

Sparkling Peach Sunrise Mocktail Recipe (Non-Alcoholic)
The Sparkling Peach Sunrise is a fun twist on a favorite and without any liquor, it is perfect for everyone to enjoy.

Easy and Fresh Strawberry Lemonade Recipe
Learn how to make the freshest Strawberry Lemonade with this easy recipe. Also find ways to customize it with various fruits, sodas, and liquor.

Strawberry Berryoska Cocktail with Russian Standard Vodka
Featuring the smooth Russian Standard Vodka, the Strawberry Berryoska cocktail recipe is a fresh vodka lemonade drink that is perfect for summer.

Blackberry Pom Marga-Tea-ta Margarita Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Blackberry Pom Marga-Tea-ta, a mixed drink of Tanteo Jalapeno Tequila, Prosecco, blackberry pomegranate tea, and blackberries.

2014 About.com Cocktails Readers' Choice Awards
The 2014 Readers' Choice Awards captured the preferred liquors of our readers and includes a number of distilled spirit brands that you should know.

Apple Pie Sparkler Non-alcoholic Mixed Drink Recipe
Mocktail recipe for an Apple Pie Sparkler, a non-alcoholic mixed drink of apple pie syrup, lemon juice, and ginger ale.

The Best Vodka Martini Recipe
The Vodka Martini is one of the most popular cocktails today and it is an easy recipe. Learn how to choose the best ingredients for the best Martini.

8 Fabulous Whiskey Cocktails for Valentine's Day
Whiskey and Valentine's Day, they are as perfect a match as your love. Explore these impressive recipes that are perfect for this special occasion.

Candy Appley Moonshine Whiskey Cocktail Recipe
The Candy Appley is a fun caramel-flavored moonshine recipe that uses sweet apple liqueur, cranberry, and sparkling cider to create a great cocktail.

Vampire's Kiss Vodka Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Vampire's Kiss, a fun Halloween drink made of SKYY blood orange vodka, Midori, pineapple, and cream, and a special dripping blood effect.

The Smoke Rose Cocktail with a Great Scotch and Rosemary
Cocktail recipe for a Smoked Rose, an aromatic drink of Scotch Whisky, Chartreuse, and rosemary syrup served inside a rosemary-smoked glass.

7 Great Flavored Syrups for Beverages
Explore the list of some of the best producers of flavored syrups to use in a variety of beverages including cocktails, coffee, sodas, and non-alcoholic mixed drinks.

Carrot Cake UV Cake Vodka Cocktail Recipe
The Carrot Cake cocktail is a unique drink that pairs UV Cake Vodka with carrot juice and spices to create a liquid version of the popular dessert.

Santa's Whiskers Vodka Cocktail Recipe
A sweet drink for winter, this Santa's Whiskers recipe creates a cocktail that you will love, complete with honey vodka and an apple-flavored brandy.

Rosemary Lemonade Tequila Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Camarena Rosemary Lemonade, a mixed drin of Camarena Reposado Tequila, organic lemonade, and organic rosemary infused ice cubes.

Dark 'n Fluffy Cocktail Recipe - Smirnoff Marshmallow Vodka
Cocktail recipe for a Dark 'n Fluffy, a creamy martini with marshmallow vodka and chocolate that tastes a lot like S'mores.

Autumn Leaves Pisco Cocktail Recipe
This Autumn Leaves cocktail recipe is a perfect drink for autumn dinner parties and features pisco, Drambuie, and Campari.

Night Cap Brandy Cocktail Recipe
The classic Night Cap is a soothing cocktail whose recipe includes brandy, anise and orange liqueurs, and egg yolk.

The Brogue Cocktail Recipe - Highland Park Scotch Whisky
Scotch does have a lighter side and this lovely little cocktail is perfect for summer. Think of it as a lavender Rusty Nail.

Peligroso Cinnamon Tequila Review
Review and drink suggestions for Peligroso Cinnamon Tequila, what claims to be the first cinnamon-flavored tequila and is a lot of fun to drink and mix with.

How to Strain Cocktails
Learn how to strain cocktails using different types of cocktail shakers and the fine, or double, straining technique.

Spicy Cucumber Mint Margarita Frozen Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Cucumber Mint Margarita, a blended tequila drink with a cool background and the spicy kick of Tabasco sauce.

Coffee Infused Bourbon Recipe
Coffee and whiskey are a natural pairing and this recipe shows you how to marry the two in a coffee-infused bourbon that is ideal for many whiskey cocktails.

Whipped Sunset Cocktail Recipe with Whipped Cream Vodka
Cocktail recipe for a Whipped Sunset, a mixed drink of Smirnoff Whipped Cream Vodka, pineapple juice, sour mix, and grenadine.

Tuaca Vanilla and Cinnaster Cinnamon Liqueurs
Tuaca is a popular vanilla liqueur with notes of citrus and Cinnaster is a new cinnamon-flavored liqueur. Find cocktail and shooter recipes here.

Canadian Club CC Manhattan Cocktail Recipe
The CC Manhattan is an easy cocktail to mix up and a great way to end the day. This recipe features an aged Canadian Club Whisky and it's a great mix.

Easy Pineapple Mojito Recipe
Transform your favorite Mojito cocktail by adding a little pineapple into the mix. This easy, fruity Pineapple Mojito recipe is a perfect summer drink.

Mike Manjon's Basil B. Bennett Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Basil B. Bennett, an easy and interesting gin drink with fresh basil syrup, lime juice, and celery shrub bitters.

The Bramble Mixed Drink Cocktail Recipe
The Bramble is a fun gin cocktail that features the blackberry flavor of creme de mure and is very easy to make yourself.

National Cocktail Classic Rum Recipe
The classic National Cocktail is a simple rum and pineapple drink that was developed in pre-war Havana, Cuba and it is an recipe to recreate.

Classic Millionaire Cocktail Rye Whiskey Recipe
The classic Millionaire is a delightful whiskey cocktail and its recipe includes three fruit flavors. The egg white adds a soothing texture you'll love.

Hawaiian Iced Tea Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Hawaiian Iced Tea, a mixed drink of gin, vodka, light rum, tequila, triple sec, sour mix and pineapple juice.

Jaegermeister Profile and Cocktail Recipes
Jagermeister is a German herbal liqueur with a notorious reputation which is often served in shooters but can also be enjoyed in finer cocktails.

What Is Frangelico Hazelnut Liquor?
Frangelico is one of the most popular hazelnut liqueurs used in the bar. Read about this historic liquor and find nutty cocktails to mix it in.

El Pepino Tequila Cocktail Recipe
A fun twist on the Margarita, El Pepino includes cucumber and cilantro and is a great garden-fresh cocktail for any occasion.

Scorpion Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Scorpion, a tropical drink of light and dark rum, brandy, triple sec and orange juice.

Baja Gold Tequila Cocktail Recipe
The Baja Gold is a simple tropical drink that pairs an aged tequila with pineapple, lime, and triple sec. In a way, the recipe is like a pineapple margarita.

Snow Ball Brandy Cocktail Recipe
This Snow Ball is an easy mixed drink in the traditional fizz style and, despite its name, it is perfect all year long.

Wine, Beer and Cocktail Pairings for Grilled Salmon
Grill salmon is a popular and easy meal, especially in summer, and as a main course it opens up some great opportunities for selecting a great drink for the meal. Here are a few beer, wine and cocktail recommendations for a Grilled Salmon with Dill and Lemon recipe.

Frozen Pina Colada - Rum Cocktail Recipe
Coconut and pineapple mix with rum and cream in a blender to create a fresh, frozen Pina Colada that is great all summer long.

Beachcomber Tiki Rum Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Beachcomber, a tropical drink of rum, maraschino liqueur, triple sec and lime juice that is similar to the popular Daiquiri.

Warm Up This Winter With a Cold Weather Cocktail
Find a variety of cocktails that are perfect for warming up with on the coldest days of winter. Warm drinks, whiskey cocktails, and blood-warming shots included.

Vodka 101 - A Basic Introduction
Vodka is the most popular liquor for cocktails and there are many brands available. Find out how vodka is made and read tips finding good vodkas.

Celebrating St. Patrick's Day Guide
St. Patrick's Day is one of the biggest celebrations of the year. Here are a few suggestions to help you plan your green day and enjoy some great drinks.

Winter Cocktail Recipe Collection
Every season and holiday has different flavors that we associate with it and there is a cocktail for almost every occasion. This directory of drinks will help you find the perfect drinks for whichever season it is.

Chartreuse Herbal Liqueur Information and Cocktails
Chartreuse is an herbal liqueur that comes in Green and Yellow bottlings, which are used in some great cocktail recipes, including those found here.

Dessert Cocktail and Mixed Drink Recipes
Looking for a great dessert cocktail to serve after a dinner party? Here's a list of drinks that are sweet, delicious and perfect for dessert.

How to Make a Polar Bear Shot
A fun mint-chocolate shot drink, the Polar Bear is simple to mix up. It requires a chocolate liqueur and peppermint schnapps and if you want, add vodka.

Creme de Menthe Liqueur Profile and Cocktail List
Creme de menthe is a mint flavored liqueur that is commonly used in cocktails and comes in white and green. Read more and browse cocktails.

Ice Cream Cocktails and Mixed Drink Recipes
Ice cream makes an appearance in a number of drinks, including shakes, floats, and fruit julius. This collection of recipes includes some of our favorite ice cream drink recipes that are both non-alcoholic and alcoholic.

Peppermint Schnapps Profile and Mixed Drink Recipes
Peppermint schnapps is a snappy mint flavored liqueur that is commonly used in winter cocktails and a variety of shot drinks.

Frozen Cocktails and Blended Mixed Drink Recipes
Directory of frozen cocktails and blended mixed drinks, including variations of the Margarita, Daiquiri and Pina Colada along with non-alcoholic smoothies.

Popular Drinks Every Bartender Should Know
There are thousands of cocktail and mixed drink recipes out there, though only a few are universal and form the foundation of a bartender's knowledge.

Popular Highball Mixed Drinks That Everyone Should Know
Highballs are among the easiest drinks to mix up and are very easy for bartenders to memorize because they often require just 2-3 ingredients.

Popular Lowball and Short Drinks That Everyone Should Know
A bartender will pour many short drinks over ice in their career. These lowballs are simple to memorize and mix, typically only made of a few ingredients.

Popular Martinis and Up Cocktails That Everyone Should Know
Most martini bars that will have their own cocktail menus, yet as a bartender these are the popular martinis and cocktails that you will want to know.

Popular Sour and Tropical Cocktails That Everyone Should Know
Tropical drinks like the margarita and daiquiri are very popular at bars and as a bartender these are some of the drinks you should memorize.

Popular Muddled Cocktails That Everyone Should Know
The Mojito, Mint Julep, and Old-fashioned are just three of the muddled (or stick) cocktails that bartenders will want to perfect to keep patrons happy.

5 of the Best Cocktail Muddlers for Bartenders
Every bar and bartender needs a muddler and there are many options available. Explore 5 great muddlers to make popular drinks like the Mojito and Caipirinha.

Lemon Balm Cocktails and Mixing Tips
Lemon balm's unique flavor makes it a fascinating ingredient for cocktails and Humberto Marques' mixology study details the best way to use the herb. Page 13.

Agastache or Anise Hyssop Cocktail Recipes and Mixing Tips
Unusual in cocktails, agastache (or anise hyssop) is a great herb for adding a new flavor to mixed drinks and pairs well with some interesting flavors. Page 2.

Cilantro and Coriander Cocktail Recipes and Mixing Tips
Mixologist Humberto Marques explores the use of cilantro and coriander in cocktails, including flavor pairings and great drink recipes. Page 7.

Coriander Cocktail Recipes and Mixing Tips
Mixologist Humberto Marques explore the flavor profile and pairings for using coriander in cocktails. Also, find innovative coriander drink recipes. Page 8.

Eucalyptus Cocktail Recipes and Mixing Tips
Eucalyptus' menthol flavor can be used to create some fascinating cocktails as is detailed in the recipes and tasting notes compiled in this study. Page 9.

Ginger Cocktail Recipes and Tips for Using Ginger
Ginger is a popular spiced that is used often in cocktails and it pairs with a number of other flavors. Learn more about mixing with ginger and find recipes. Page 10.

Kaffir Lime Leaf Cocktail Recipes and Mixing Tips
Kaffir lime can be an interesting ingredient in cocktails and this flavor study examines pairings that work well with kaffir lime leaves. Page 11.

Lavender Cocktail Recipes and Mixing Tips
Lavender is used in a number of cocktails and in this profile, Mixologist Humberto Marques examines ways to use lavender when creating new recipes. Page 12.

Vanilla Bean Cocktail Recipes and Mixing Tips
Fresh vanilla beans are a perfect ingredient for cocktails and pair well with a number of flavors. Explore vanilla in this mixology study of herbs and spices. Page 20.

Tarragon Cocktail Recipes and Mixing Tips
Tarragon is a useful herb for cocktails and can be used to create innovative drinks, including those in this herb profile and more using the tips. Page 19.

Rosemary Cocktail Recipes and Mixing Tips
Rosemary adds a floral sweetness to cocktails and is fun to mix with. Explore rosemary and drink recipes that feature this popular herb. Page 18.

Pomegranate Cocktail Recipes and Mixing Tips
Pomegranate is a very popular ingredient and, as this mixologist's study shows, it is very versatile when mixing cocktails. Page 17.

Fresh Mint Cocktails and Mixing Tips
Fresh mint is one of the most popular herbs to use in cocktails and there are many recipes that require it, including the popular Mojito and Mint Julep. Page 16.

Lemongrass Cocktail Recipes and Mixing Tips
Use lemongrass to create fascinating cocktails. This mixologist's study of herbs profiles the flavor and pairings as well as drinks using lemongrass. Page 15.

Lemon Verbena Cocktail Recipes and Mixing Tips
Lemon verbena is a fun herb to add to cocktails and in this mixologist's study you will find tips, flavor pairings, and great drink recipes. Page 14.

Cinnamon Cocktail Recipes and Mixing Tips
Cinnamon is a popular spice to use in cocktails and pairs with a number of flavors. Explore cinnamon's uses and find tasty cocktail recipes. Page 6.

Cardamom Cocktail Recipes and Mixing Tips
Mixologist Humberto Marques explores the use of cardamom in cocktails, including the spice's flavor profile, pairings, and drink recipes. Page 5.

Bergamot Cocktail Recipes and Mixing Tips
The citrus aroma of the bergamot herb makes it a perfect ingredient for cocktails. Learn more about mixing with bergamot and find cocktail recipes. Page 4.

Basil Cocktail Recipes and Mixing Tips
Mixologist Humberto Marques explains how to use the herb basil in cocktails and mixed drinks. Also, find a full list of drink recipes that use fresh basil. Page 3.

Angelica Herb Cocktail Recipes and Mixing Tips
Angelica is a herb that is not used often in drinks, though it pairs well with a number of flavors and may be the missing ingredient in your next drink.

Herbs and Spices in Cocktail Mixology
Herbs and spices are great cocktail ingredients and this study details flavor pairings and cocktail recipes that use a number of popular herbs.

The Basics of Irish Whiskey
Irish whiskey is one of the world's great styles of whiskey. Here is a quick guide to understanding the basics about how Irish whiskey is made.

How to Make the Original Irish Coffee Recipe
The Irish Coffee is a classic cocktail and one of the best Irish whiskey drinks ever. Learn how to make a great Irish Coffee and learn its colorful story.

Classic Sazerac Cocktail Recipe with Rye Whiskey
Straight from 1800's New Orleans, the Sazerac is a classic cocktail that remains popular. Its simple mix includes rye whiskey, sugar, bitters, and absinthe.

10 Great Cocktails for Spring
When spring comes around we look for drinks that reflect the season. Find 10 cocktails that are rejuvenating and filled with fresh ingredients.

10 Cocktail Recipes for Spring
Spring is almost here and the change in seasons calls for a change in drinks. Browse ten of the best cocktails and mocktails that cure spring fever.

How to Make Green Cocktails for Any Occasion
Green drinks are fun and there are a number of ways that you can get that emerald color into your glass. Discover green liquor and cocktail recipes.

Christos Bafas' Aura In Me Cocktail Recipe
The Aura In Me cocktail recipe from Greek bartender, Christos Bafas, is a sweetly spiced genever drink that includes elderflower, pink pepper, and cardamom.

Screaming Orgasm and Orgasm Shot Recipes
The Orgasm or the Screaming Orgasm, which shot will you choose for tonight's party? Compare the two popular almond, coffee and cream shooters.

2 Ways to Make a Purple Hooter Shot Drink
The Purple Hooter is a popular vodka shot drink that is fun for parties. Learn how to make one and even transform it into a delicious raspberry martini.

10 Tequila Shots That Will Rock Your Party
Tequila shots are great for a party and there are many options. From an upgrade to a straight shot to fun, fruity shooter mixes, this list is a must for the tequila fan.

Discover Maraschino Liqueur and Find Cherry Cocktails
Maraschino liqueur is a Marasca cherry flavored cordial that is used in many popular cocktails and is a good distilled spirit to stock in any bar.

How to Make a Great Mudslide Cocktail
The Mudslide is a popular drink that is very easy to mix up. All you need for this recipe is your favorite vodka and coffee and Irish cream liqueurs.

The Toasted (and Roasted) Almond Cocktail Recipe
An easy and delicious cocktail, the Toasted Almond is a flavorful mix of amaretto and coffee liqueurs with a creamy base. Want it stronger? Add vodka!

Popular Cosmopolitan Cocktail Recipe
The Cosmopolitan is one of the prettiest and most popular cocktails you will find and the vodka and cranberry recipe is really easy to make yourself.

The Classic Whiskey Manhattan Recipe
An essential for any whiskey lover, the Manhattan is a popular cocktail. This classic recipe is easy and the perfect way to show off your favorite whiskey.

Spiked Root Beer Float Cocktail Recipe
Do you love a Root Beer Float, but want something with a little more mature? Try this simple spiked recipe that adds vanilla vodka and Galliano to the mix.

Easy Espresso Martini Recipe with Vodka
Cocktail recipe for an Espresso Martini, an easy recipe that uses vodka, Kahlua, cacao, and fresh espresso. This is a cocktail that will wake you up.

Frozen or Shaken: How to Make a Strawberry Daiquiri
The Strawberry Daiquiri is a favorite rum cocktail and perfect for summer. Learn how to make a great frozen or shaken daiquiri with fresh strawberries.

4 Recipes for the Popular Nutty Irishman Drink
The Nutty Irishman is a popular drink of Irish cream and Frangelico. It can be mixed as a party shot, a smooth, creamy sipper or a hot coffee cocktail.

Corpse Reviver No. 1 Cocktail Recipe with Brandy
The Corpse Reviver is a popular classic cocktail that has been remade many times. Find the brandy recipes for Corpse Reviver No. 1, No. 3 and No. 4.

Popular Greyhound Cocktail Recipe
The Greyhound is a popular and easy vodka cocktail that mixes vodka with grapefruit juice and there are a few tricks for improving this simple recipe.

Hot Apple Toddy Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Hot Apple Toddy, a warm drink of whiskey or apple brandy with sweetened apple cider and spices.

How to Make a Great Hot Toddy
The Hot Toddy is a popular warm drink and the recipe is very easy to follow: your choice of brandy, rum, or whiskey with hot tea, lemon, and honey.

El Diablo Tequila Cocktail Recipe
El Diablo is a fun little tequila cocktail that is a favorite among many drinkers. Its recipe pairs tequila with creme de cassis, lime, and ginger beer.

Green Giant Cocktail Recipe with Prairie Organic Vodka
Does a pea cocktail intrigue you? Discover how to bring fresh peas from the garden into two fun vodka cocktails that are perfect for spring entertaining.

Blood and Sand Scotch Cocktail Recipe
A classic Scotch cocktail, the Blood and Sand was inspired by the equally classic movie and is a delightful sipper and nice upgrade from a Rob Roy.

The Classic Champagne Cocktail Recipe
The Champagne Cocktail is a classic brandy drink with a brilliant visual effect. Find this timeless recipe as well as drinks with bourbon and gin.

French Pear Martini Recipe with Elderflower
Enjoy the light, floral taste of the beautiful French Pear Martini. This delightful drink features pear vodka, St. Germain and sparkling wine.

4 Recipes for a Liquid Cocaine Shooter
The Liquid Cocaine is a popular party shooter that is very potent. Explore the various recipes, most using Jagermeister, Rumple Minze and Goldschlager.

Mix Up a Yummy Chocolate Cake or Birthday Cake Shot
The Chocolate Cake shot is a popular party drink. Learn how to make this delicious shooter and discover the equally yummy Birthday Cake shot.

Easy Champagne Punch Recipes to Serve at a Party
A Champagne Punch is perfect for any party and they are so easy to make! Your guests will love drinking one of these fruity party punches.

The Classic Sidecar Cocktail Recipe
The Sidecar is a popular and classic sour cocktail that is made with either brandy or bourbon, Cointreau, and lemon juice and it is a joy to drink.

Pumpkin Spice Martini Whiskey Cocktail Recipe
The Pumpkin Spice Martini and Calabatini are not your average pumpkin cocktails. These delicious pumpkin martinis feature rye whiskey and tequila.

Dale DeGroff's Anejo Highball Cocktail Recipe
A modern classic, the Anejo Highball is an aged rum cocktail that everyone should know. Its recipe mixes rum and citrus with the snap of ginger beer.

Screwdriver Cocktail Recipe
One of the most popular vodka cocktails, the Screwdriver is very easy to make, is best with fresh orange juice, and is fun to tweak with subtle flavors.

Bloody Caesar Cocktail Recipe
The Bloody Caesar is a popular variation on the Bloody Mary, using the same vodka and spices, simply switching from tomato to clamato juice.

The Best Cocktail Books of 2008
2008 has been another great year for cocktail literature. From the digests that study history to flavor reference guides and all the advice you could want.

Barbary Coast Cocktail Recipe
The Barbary Coast is a booze-filled cocktail that is quite neat. It includes gin, rum, and Scotch along with chocolate and cream.

Popular St. Patrick's Day Cocktail Recipes
Celebrating St. Patrick's Day comes with many traditions, the least of which are great Irish drinks. Discover green cocktails and a lot of Irish whiskey.

10 Great Holiday Gift Ideas for Bartenders
Looking for a fun gift for the bartender in your life? Begin your exploration of bar gifts with this guide filled with ideas that are both fun and useful.

The Red Carpet Vodka Cocktail Recipe
An Academy Award-worthy cocktail, this Red Carpet cocktail recipe mixes a smooth vodka, Campari, and pomegranate is ideal for your Oscar viewing party.

Famous New Orleans Cocktails and Their History
New Orleans has a rich cocktail history and many signature drinks that you have to try in The Big Easy. Explore four of the best NOLA has to offer.

Shamrock Smoothie - Green Vodka Martini for St. Patrick's Day
A simple and fun green melon vodka martini, this Shamrock Smoothie is a nice way to add variety to St. Patrick's Day parties.

Leprechaun Leap - Kiwi Martini for St. Patrick's Day
Premium vodka, ginger liqueur, kiwi and egg white make this green cocktail the perfect libation to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in style.

Everybody's Irish - Perfect Green Mix for St. Patrick's Day
Mint and herbal liqueurs are used to lightly accent and color Irish whiskey in the beautiful green martini appropriately named Everybody's Irish.

Shamrocker - St. Patrick's Day Tequila Cocktail
Bring tequila into your St. Patrick's Day celebrations with the fruity Shamrocker cocktail that adds melon and orange to the green drink.

Green Dublin Apple Cocktail - Sour Appletini for St. Patrick's Day
The Green Dublin Apple Cocktail is Irish whiskey's answer to the sour apple martini and its green color makes it perfect for St. Patrick's Day parties.

Irish Pride - A Minty Sour for St. Patrick's Day
A fun and easy mix, the Irish Pride cocktail mixes mint liqueur with amaretto and a little lemon juice for a unique sour mix that is perfect for St. Patrick's Day.

10 Brilliant Green Cocktails for St. Patrick's Day
Green is the color of the day and your St. Patrick's Day party will shine in style with one of these fun emerald cocktails that everyone will love.

St. Patrick's Day Sin - Green Irish Elegance for St. Patrick's Day
Mix up this impressive green Irish whiskey cocktail for St. Patrick's Day and advance your mixing skills at the same time.

Emerald Isle - Green Minty Gin Martini for St. Patrick's Day
The Emerald Isle is an interesting gin martini that has a beautiful green color and is simply a mix of gin and creme de menthe.

Irish Eyes - A Creamy Mint Cocktail for St. Patrick's Day
Green, creamy, mint, and Irish whiskey, this is the Irish Eyes cocktail and it is a wonderful sipping drink for a casual St. Patrick's Day.

Irish Coffee Drop - St. Patrick's Day Party Shots
A twist on the Irish Car Bomb, this party shot replaces Irish whiskey with espresso vodka for a fun Irish Coffee Drop on St. Patrick's Day.

Shamrocked - St. Patrick's Day Party Shots
A delicious, green shooter, the Shamrocked is a fun mix of Irish whiskey and melon and Irish cream liqueurs and it's perfect for St. Patrick's Day.

Lady Luck - St. Patrick's Day Party Shots
A tasty and easy party shot for St. Patrick's Day, the Lady Luck requires just a little Baileys Irish cream and your favorite Irish whiskey.

7 Fun Shots for Your St. Patrick's Day
Tune up your St. Patrick's Day party with a round of Irish-themed shots. These shooters are easy and fun to share with friends.

Pickleback - St. Patrick's Day Party Shots
The Pickleback is a fun and simple shot of Irish whiskey and pickle juice that is fun to share with friends on St. Patrick's Day.

Nutty Irishman - St. Patrick's Day Party Shots
Looking for a tasty party shot for St. Patrick's Day? The Nutty Irishman is one of the best options and it is really easy to make.

Irish Flag - St. Patrick's Day Party Shots
Show off your bartending skills this St. Patrick's Day with the Irish Flag shooter, a layered shot of three liqueurs that is fun to create.

Irish Frog - St. Patrick's Day Party Shots
A simple layered shot for St. Patrick's Day parties, the Irish Frog shooter requires Midori and Irish cream liqueurs and is fun to create.

Shamrocked Shooter Recipe for St. Patrick's Day
Shooter recipe for a Shamrocked, a festive St. Patrick's Day party shot of melon and cream liqueurs with Irish whiskey.

Irish Flag Layered Shooter Recipe
Shooter recipe for an Irish Flag, a layered shot of creme de menthe, Irish cream, and orange liqueur that resembles the flag of Ireland.

Leprechaun Irish Whiskey Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Leprechaun, a variation of the popular Gin & Tonic that is a simple mix of Irish whiskey and tonic water.

Irish Frog Shooter Recipe
Shooter recipe for an Irish Frog, a layered shot of Midori melon liqueur and Irish cream liqueur.

Irish Drinking Toasts for St. Patrick's Day
Irish toasts are riddled with colorful phrases about life, love, happiness, luck and, of course, drinking. Here are some wonderful toasts to top off your St. Patrick's Day celebrations.

Irish Drinking Toasts for St. Patrick's Day
Irish toasts are riddled with colorful phrases about life, love, happiness, luck and, of course, drinking. Here are some wonderful toasts to top off your St. Patrick's Day celebrations.

Romantic Valentine's Day Cocktails to Impress
Sweet flavors, sparkling wines, and romantic drinks make up the collection of impressive Valentine's Day cocktail recipes that are easy to mix.

Sobieski Vodkas Review: Premium Vodka at a Cheap Price
Sobieski Vodka is a clean Polish vodka. A favorite for the bar, Sobi's portfolio includes many flavors, all at a great price and perfect for cocktails.

Best Toasts for All Occasions
Do you have a big event that could use a memorable verse? Discover ten of the best toasts to happiness and fun that are perfect for special occasions.

Rogue Dead Guy Whiskey Review
Can a 'craft' distiller get away with putting out an inferior liquor? It seems that Rogue Dead Guy is that whiskey and our reviewer was not a fan.

Jameson 12 Year Old Irish Whiskey Review
The youngest of Jameson Irish Whiskey's aged-labeled bottlings, the 12 YO is a smooth, flavorful whiskey that remains affordable. Page 3.

Jameson Gold Reserve Irish WhiskeyReview
If you enjoy Jameson Irish Whiskey, take the next step and try the brand's Gold Reserve. It is a little more refined and great to sip. Page 2.

Jameson 18 Year Old Irish Whiskey Review
Jameson 18 YO Irish Whiskey builds on the well-known foundation of the iconic whiskey brand, adding a few years of aging for a great sipper. Page 4.

Jameson Irish Whiskey Review and Cocktail Recipes
Jameson Irish Whiskey is one of the biggest names in whiskey. The brand has long history and is a smooth, reliable whiskey that is great in cocktails.

Jameson Rarest Vintage Reserve Irish Whiskey Review
Released by Jameson Irish Whiskey, the Rarest Vintage Reserve is not cheap, but it is one of the best Irish whiskies you will taste. Page 5.

10 Essential Classic Cocktails You Need to Know
The Martini, Margarita, and Mojito are some of the best cocktails of all time and are among the top ten classic drink recipes that you should know.

The United States Prohibition of Alcohol - 1920-1933
The prohibition of alcohol in the United States is one of most famous times in modern American history and it all began with the Temperance Movement.

Johnnie Walker Green Label Scotch Whisky
Recently discontinued, Johnnie Walker Green Label was a popular offering from the iconic Scotch whisky brand and there may still be bottles available. Page 8.

Johnnie Walker Cocktail Recipes
Don't be afraid to mix some bottles of Johnnie Walker Scotch into cocktails because they will be some of the best drinks you will have . Page 10.

Johnnie Walker Black Label Scotch Whisky
Johnnie Walker Black Label is a fantastic blended Scotch whisky from the popular brand that is affordable and perfect for creating some amazing cocktails. Page 3.

Johnnie Walker Blue Label Scotch Whisky
The most luxurious of the Johnnie Walker portfolio, Blue Label is expensive, but the smooth, rich taste makes it worth every dollar and is an experience. Page 7.

Johnnie Walker Double Black Scotch Whisky
Slightly more intense than Black Label, Johnnie Walker Double Black is a Scotch whisky that every whiskey lover should taste and mix into cocktails. Page 4.

About Johnnie Walker Scotch Whisky
In 2014, the color coded labels of Johnnie Walker Scotch received an overhaul, introducing new offerings in keeping with the popular whisky's name.

Blending Scotch with Andrew Ford of Johnnie Walker
The art of blending whiskey should not be underestimated and Andrew Ford of Johnnie Walker Scotch Whisky shows what goes into making a great Scotch. Page 9.

Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve Scotch Whisky
One of the newer releases to the iconic Scotch whisky brand, Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve is a smooth sipping whiskey that is still budget friendly. Page 5.

Johnnie Walker Red Label Scotch Whisky
Johnnie Walker Red Label is the flagship of the Scotch whisky's portfolio. It is the most affordable, can be found anywhere and is great for cocktails. Page 2.

Johnnie Walker Platinum Label Scotch Whisky
Johnnie Walker Platinum Label is a premium Scotch whisky that, at just over $100, is a fantastic value for the superior quality. Page 6.

The Long Island Iced Tea Recipe and Variations
The Long Island Iced Tea is a very popular mixed drink. It is very easy, made up of 5 types of liquor and has inspired a number of fun variations.

Prairie Organic Vodka Review
Prairie Organic is a corn-based vodka produced by Phillips Distilling Company in Minnesota. The vodka is smooth and certified organic and kosher.

Bols Yogurt Liqueur Review
Released 2013, Bols Yogurt Liqueur is a unique distilled spirit that is made from fresh yogurt. Read the review and find cocktail recipes.

Vanilla Rose Vodka Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a vanilla rose, a drink of muddled vanilla bean and lavender syrup with rosemary-infused vodka and dry vermouth.

The Modern Cocktail Bar: What is Mixology?
Do you call a professional drink mixer a bartender or a mixologist? What is mixology, anyway? The answers to these are both simple and complicated.

The Delicious Key Lime Pie Martini Recipe
The Key Lime Pie Martini is a favorite vodka cocktail and you will soon learn why! It is sweet and delicious and very easy to mix up for any occasion.

Christmas Jones Cocktail Recipe
A fruity, blended cocktail for the holidays, the Christmas Jones is a mix of vodka, strawberries, pineapple, and soda for a little sparkle.

Prohibition in the United States - 1920-1933
Prohibition was supposed to cleanse America from liquor, but many chose to rebel against the law and gave rise to moonshiners, speakeasies, rum runners, and mobsters. Page 3.

U.S Alcohol Prohibition - 18th Amendment (Volstead Act)
The 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution made it illegal to sell alcohol in the 1920's and 30's, though many drinkers found a way to secretly get their liquor during Prohibition. Page 2.

U.S Prohibition of Alcohol and Why it Was Repealed
A failed 'experiment,' Prohibition finally ended in 1933 because Americans really liked their booze and disliked the corruption. Today we celebrate Repeal Day on December 5th. Page 4.

Hollywood Cocktails - A History and Recipe Collection
Cocktails and Hollywood have long gone hand in hand. Explore classic drinks named for Hollywood legends, modern red carpet cocktails, and great movie drinks.

14 Great Hot Toddy Recipes
The Hot Toddy is a popular warm drink and there are many recipe variations of the original whiskey, lemon, and honey toddy. This is a collection of those.

A Collection of Holiday Eggnog Cocktail Recipes
Eggnog can be made in a variety of ways, these are some of the most popular recipes that allow you to choose the right eggnog for the your occasion.

Using Agave Nectar in Cocktails
Agave nectar, or agave syrup, is a sweetener used in food and drinks. It is becoming more popular to use in cocktails as a

The Smooth Taste of Dos Lunas Tequila Reviewed
Dos Lunas produces a line of premium tequilas including a Silver, Reposado and Anejo. Each bottling is nice on its own and make excellent cocktails.

Bailey's Irish Ice Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Bailey's Irish Ice, a mixed drink of Bailey's Irish cream with a hint of mint chocolate, iced coffee, espresso, and Guinness gelato.

Dorda Cafe Cocktail Recipe with Dorda Chocolate Liqueur
The Dorda Cafe recipe mixes espresso and amaretto with the rich Dorda Double Chocolate Liqueur to create a fantastic coffee cocktail, warm or cold.

Greg Easter's The 5/25 Gin Cocktail Recipe
Simple and flavorful, Greg Easter's The 5/25 cocktail recipe is a gin lover's delight. Learn the DIY Moroccan Citrus Syrup and mix this drink up tonight.

Svedka Vodka Ice Kaffe Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for an Ice Kaffe, a mixed drink of Svedka vanilla and clear vodkas, coffee liqueur, cream, and a special ice cube made of coffee and milk.

Pink Campari Cocktail Recipe with Rye Whiskey
Cocktail recipe for a Pink Campari, a mixed drink of Campari, rye whiskey, raspberries, sour mix and pear and cranberry juices.

Red Lotus Cocktail Recipe with Lychee Liqueur
A simple and refreshing vodka cocktail, the Red Lotus mixes your favorite vodka with lychee liqueur and cranberry for a taste that is extraordinary.

Black Velvet - Beer and Champagne Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Black Velvet, a classic mixed drink made of Guinness Stout beer and Champagne.

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Rose-Infused Simple Syrup Recipe for Cocktails
Rose simple syrup is easy to make and can be used as an alternative to plain simple syrup when you want to add a floral touch to your cocktails.

Celebrate Valentine's Day with Champagne
Valentine's Day is the perfect excuse to break out the Champagne and here are a few easy cocktail recipes that will impress your special someone.

Absinthe Facts and Cocktail Recipe Directory
Absinthe is a well-known liqueur with a notorious reputation and a strong anise flavor. It is excellent for cocktails, including those in this list.

Jason Roger's French Quarter Smash Cocktail Recipe
A great cocktail recipe, Jason Rogers' French Quarter Smash combines moonshine with brandy, blueberry preserves, lemon, mint, and homemade almond syrup.

Amarula and Eve Lychee Fruit Cocktail Recipe
Recipe for an Amarula & Eve cocktail, a mixed drink of Amarula cream liqueur, citrus vodka, lychee juice, and ruby red grapefruit.

Classic Metropolitan Brandy Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Metropolitan, a brandy martini with sweet vermouth, simple syrup and Angostura bitters drink.

Game Day Party: Great Cocktails for Super Bowl 50
Find cocktail recipes and local craft spirits for the 2016 NFL Championship games and Super Bowl 50. It is going to be a great game day party!

Game Day Party: Great Cocktails for Super Bowl 50
Find cocktail recipes and local craft spirits for the 2016 NFL Championship games and Super Bowl 50. It is going to be a great game day party!

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UK Sour Scotch Whisky Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a UK Sour, a mixed drink of Highland Park 12 YO Scotch Whisky, lemon juice, cinnamon syrup, apricot liqueur, and red wine.

Lychee Martini with DIY Lychee Liqueur or Syrup
The Lychee Martini is a beautiful cocktail and very easy to make. Learn how to make this exotic vodka martini and the lychee syrup or liqueur used in it.

Easy Homemade Grenadine Recipe
Learn how to make your own grenadine syrup for popular drinks like a Tequila Sunrise and Shirley Temple. This easy recipe uses pomegranate juice.

Profile of the Exotic Fruit Lychee Liqueurs
Lychee are a fun fruit for mixing into cocktails and can be used via the syrup, juice, or the few lychee flavored liqueurs available. Read more and explore lychee cocktails.

Wolf Bite Shot Drink Recipe with Absinthe
The Wolf Bite is a green shot drink with a bite that is perfect for Halloween parties. It contains absinthe, melon liqueur, pineapple, and grenadine.

About the Monthly Cocktail Contest on About.com Cocktails
The cocktail contests are an opportunity for readers to share their original drink recipes to one of our themed contests. There are some fantastic recipes to explore.

Christina Karl's Winter Warmer Mulled Sangria Recipe
Winter parties just got a little better because this recipe combines sangria and mulled wine into one fantastic and flavorful hot party punch.

Pomegranate Cocktail Recipe Collection
This recipe collection includes great tasting cocktails and mixed drinks that use fresh pomegranate, pomegranate juice, grenadine, or pomegranate liquors.

Drink Directory of Hot Cocktails for Winter
Browse the collection of hot cocktails and mixed drinks including fun hot chocolate and coffee recipes, spiked hot teas, toddies, and warm milk drinks.

Triple Sec and Cointreau Orange Liqueur Cocktail Recipes
Triple sec is an orange liqueur and includes the popular brands Cointreau and Combier. Learn more about triple sec and find cocktail recipes that use this essential liquor. Page 3.

Triple Sec and Other Orange Liqueur Options and Recipes
Orange liqueurs are used often in the bar to create numerous cocktails including the Margarita and Cosmopolitan. There are a few styles and many brands of orange liqueurs to choose from and it can be confusing. Find out about the differences in orange liqueurs, advice for selecting the best choice, and browse the hundreds of cocktail recipes that call for orange liqueurs

Curacao Orange Liqueur Cocktail Recipes
Curacao is an orange liqueur that has long been used in classic cocktails and comes in blue, orange, and clear colors. Learn more about curacao and find cocktail recipes. Page 2.

Grand Marnier, Gran Gala, Citronge, Aperol Recipes
Find cocktail recipes for Grand Marnier and Gran Gala as well as other orange liqueurs like Patron Citronge, Solerno Blood Orange Liqueur, Aperol, and O3. Page 4.

Corrido Prohibidos Cocktail Recipe - Beer and Tequila
The Corrido Prohibidos is a simple beer and tequila drink. Choose your favorite tequila and Mexican beer, mix and enjoy. It is very easy!

Copper Pot Stills at Maker's Mark Bourbon Whiskey
Copper pot stills at Maker's Mark Bourbon Whisky Distillery. Page 19.

Copper Pot Stills at Maker's Mark Bourbon Whiskey Distillery
The copper pot stills at Maker's Mark Bourbon Whiskey Distillery are the second distilling vessel for the bourbon. Page 20.

Empty bourbon barrels waiting to be filled at Maker's Mark Bourbon Whiskey Distillery.
Empty bourbon barrels waiting to be filled at Maker's Mark Bourbon Whiskey Distillery. Page 21.

A cut bourbon whiskey barrel is used to demonstrate the charring inside at Maker's Mark Distillery.
A cut bourbon whiskey barrel is used to demonstrate the charring inside at Maker's Mark Distillery. Page 22.

Aging whiskey barrels at Maker's Mark Bourbon Whiskey Distillery
Aging whiskey barrels at Maker's Mark Bourbon Whiskey Distillery. Page 23.

This model is designed to show visitors the theory Maker's Mark uses to rotate their barrels while aging.
This model is designed to show visitors the theory Maker's Mark uses to rotate their barrels while aging. Page 24.

Outside a barrel storage warehouse, or rick house, at Maker's Mark Bourbon Whiskey Distillery
Outside a barrel storage warehouse, or rick house, at Maker's Mark Bourbon Whiskey Distillery. Page 25.

Bottles of Maker's Mark are being filled with bourbon at the Loretto, Kentucky distillery.
Bottles of Maker's Mark are being filled with bourbon at the Loretto, Kentucky distillery. Page 26.

Bottles of Maker's Mark on the assembly line after filling
Bottles of Maker's Mark on the assembly line after filling, they will be labeled, capped and dipped in red wax next. Page 27.

Hand dipping bottles of Maker's Mark Bourbon Whiskey in the signature red wax.
Each bottle of Maker's Mark Bourbon Whiskey is hand dipped in the signature red wax. Page 28.

Finished Bottles of Maker's Mark Bourbon Whiskey Ready for Distribution
Bottles of Maker's Mark Bourbon Whiskey reach the end of the bottling line and are packaged in cases and sent out for distribution. Page 29.

Mary Thompson of Maker's Mark Distillery seals a special edition bottle
Mary Thompson of Maker's Mark Distillery seals a special edition bottle by dipping it in the signature red wax. Page 30.

Bill Samuels Jr. shows off his collection of specially labeled Maker's Mark bottles
Bill Samuels Jr. shows off his collection of specially labeled Maker's Mark bottles. Page 31.

A Special Edition of Empty Collectors Bottles of Maker's Mark Bourbon Whiskey
The proceeds of sales from the collectible Maker's Mark Bourbon Whisky bottles are donated to charity. One of many of the limited edition bottles are these which are empty aside from a label signed by Bill Samuels Jr. Page 32.

Bourbon Tasting Seminar with David Pickerell, Master Distiller for Maker's Mark Bourbon Whisky
David Pickerell, Master Distiller, hosted a bourbon tasting seminar during my visit to Maker's Mark Bourbon Whiskey Distillery. Page 33.

A Bottle of 10 Downing Street Bourbon Whiskey
A Bottle of 10 Downing Street Bourbon Whiskey in front of a family portrait at Maker's Mark President Bill Samuels Jr.'s home near Louisville, Kentucky. Page 36.

Bill Samuels Jr., President of Maker's Mark Bourbon Whiskey
Bill Samuels Jr., President of Maker's Mark Bourbon Whiskey, 7th generation bourbon distiller. Page 34.

David Pickerell, Master Distiller for Maker's Mark Whiskey
David Pickerell has been the master distiller for Maker's Mark Bourbon Whiskey for over a decade and is charged with ensuring the quality and consistency of the bourbon. Page 35.

A Photo Tour of Maker's Mark Bourbon Whiskey Distillery
To finish off the first National Bourbon Heritage Month (September 2007) I traveled to the Maker's Mark Bourbon Whisky distillery to meet the people and see the operation behind one of my favorite bourbons. This image gallery is filled with the picturesque scenes of the distillery along with all the details of creating such a distinguished distilled spirit.

A Photo Tour of Maker's Mark Bourbon Whiskey Distillery
To finish off the first National Bourbon Heritage Month (September 2007) I traveled to the Maker's Mark Bourbon Whisky distillery to meet the people and see the operation behind one of my favorite bourbons. This image gallery is filled with the picturesque scenes of the distillery along with all the details of creating such a distinguished distilled spirit.

Map and Design Plans of Bill Samuels Sr. of his new Maker's Mark Bourbon Distillery
A copy of the original map and design plans of Bill Samuels Sr. for his new Maker's Mark Bourbon Distillery established in 1953. Page 5.

A wagon full of whiskey barrels sits on the grounds of Maker's Mark Bourbon Whiskey Distillery - Maker's Mark Bourbon Distillery Tour
A wagon full of whiskey barrels sits on the grounds of Maker's Mark Bourbon Whiskey Distillery.

The Bar in the Gift Shop at Maker's Mark Bourbon Whiskey Distillery
The bar in the gift shop at Maker's Mark Distillery is a moody, comfortable lounge with a large, illuminated Marker's Mark bottle on the bar back. Page 2.

Rick House, or Barrel Warehouse, at Maker's Mark Bourbon Whiskey
The rick houses at the Maker's Mark Bourbon Whiskey Distillery are used to store barrels of bourbon during the long aging process. Page 3.

Still house at Maker's Mark Bourbon Whiskey Distillery
The still house at Maker's Mark Bourbon Whiskey Distillery includes a tall tower which accomodates the 5-story continuous column still. Page 4.

Grain samples in the visitor center kitchen at Maker's Mark Bourbon Whiskey Distillery.
The visitor center at Maker's Mark Bourbon Whiskey distillery includes a 1950 style kitchen with samples of grains on the shelves. Page 6.

The kitchen in the visitor center at Maker's Mark Distillery in Loretto, Kentucky
The 1950 style kitchen in the visitor center at Maker's Mark Distillery in Loretto, Kentucky. Page 7.

An antique voting machine used as an example for those voting for the repeal of Prohibition.
An antique voting machine used as an example for those voting for the repeal of Prohibition sits in Bill Samuels Jr.'s home amongst many other pieces of history. Page 8.

Still house tower and beer well at Maker's Mark Bourbon Whiskey Distillery
The still house at Maker's Mark Distillery houses a 5-story continuous column still and the large beer wells outside are a temporary holding tank for fermented distiller's beer before it goes through the stills. Page 9.

Whiskey Creek and the Maker's Mark Distillery Building - Maker's Mark Bourbon Whiskey
Whiskey Creek was created as a diversion channel to prevent flooding at Maker's Mark Bourbon Whiskey Distillery in Loretto, Kentucky. Page 10.